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a male Para alpine skier

Marcus Nilsson Grasto

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW5/7-2

Further personal information

Residence
Oslo, NOR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Higher education
Business Law - BI Norwegian Business School: Oslo, NOR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He grew up near the Liabakken ski centre in Oslo, Norway, and skied throughout his childhood. He began taking the sport more seriously in 2015.
Club / Team
Ready Alpin: Oslo, NOR
Name of coach
Hans Blattmann [national], NOR; Synne Sofie Stangeland [national], NOR

General interest

Hobbies
Football. (skiforbundet.no, 01 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2021 World Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian alpine skiers Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (skiforbundet.no, 01 Mar 2020)
Impairment
He was born with dysmelia affecting both arms. His left arm is shorter and has three fingers, while his right arm lacks a thumb and does not have full rotation. (skiforbundet.no, 24 Feb 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships (Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea, Slovenia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2019-01-21 22
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2019-01-23 15